NVCC 2002-2003 Catalog
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Finance Specialization AL, AN, LO, MA, WO  

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Purpose: The specialization in Finance is designed to be broadly based and cover general concepts and principles as they apply to a wide area of finance including the financial management of business firms, real estate finance, international finance, personal finance, and securities investments. A graduate of this program will be competent for an entry level position in any of the financial services industries and will have the overall academic preparation needed to make it possible to advance to a higher level position.

First Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   ACC211Principles of Accounting3
   BUS100Introduction to Business3
   ENG111College Composition I3
MTH120Introduction to Math3
PED116Lifetime Fitness & Wellness1
___Social Science Elective3
   ACC212Principles of Accounting II 3
   BUS125Applied Business Math 3
   ENG112College Composition II 3
   FIN107Personal Finance 3
   IST117Introduction to Micro. Software or 
   AST236 Specialized Software Appl. or 
   BUS226 Microcomputer Appl. in Business 3
   MKT201Intro. to Marketing 3

Total Credits/Semester1718

Second Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   BUS220Intro. to Business Statistics3
   BUS241Business Law I3
ECO120Survey of Economics3
   FIN215Financial Management3
   SPD110Intro. to Speech Communication3
   BUS200Principles of Management 3
   BUS205Human Resource Management 3
   FIN108Principles of Securities Investment 3
   FIN248International Finance 3
   REA217Real Estate Finance 3

Total Credits/Semester1516

Total credits for the A.A.S. Degree in Business Management with a Specialization in Finance = 66.

To graduate from a degree program, students entering NVCC Fall 1999 or later must demonstrate computer competency skills as described in the Degree Requirements section of the Instructional Programs of this catalog.

1 Students may substitute a higher level math. Consult with a faculty advisor for appropriate selection.

2 The PED requirement may be met by one of the following options: PED 116, 2 cr.; PED 116, 1 cr. plus a PED activities course, 1 cr.; or PED 116, 1 cr. plus RPK 205, 216, or 225. PED 116 is offered as both a 1-credit and a 2-credit course.

3 The social science elective may be selected from the following: economics, geography, history, political science, psychology, or sociology (includes anthropology).

4 Students seeking to transfer to a four-year College need to take ECO 201- 202.

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